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What Is It Like to Be Greek?

Over the last few years, so many controversial things have been heard of poverty-stricken Greece since the economic crisis broke out. Rise in the unemployment rate, in social inequalities as the rich got somehow richer and the poor poorer....

World's Philosophers Convene in Athens

Leading intellectuals of the world, such as Juergen Habermas and Umberto Eco, Alexander Nehamas, Bill Macbride, the Dermot Moran, Luca Scarantino will take part in the 23rd World Philosophy Conference, to be held for the first time in Greece...

Plato's Tree Cut Down For Firewood

Greeks, desperate to find fuel to stay warm because they can't afford heating oil that has been ghit with big tax increases, have been taking to the woods and even city parks to cut down trees and now authorities...

Aristotle, Plato, Socrates, Archimedes Top MIT list

Four ancient Greek philosophers rank among a list from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology of people who have most influenced the planet. They may have lived before almost 2,500 years ago, but Aristotle, Plato, Archimedes and Socrates are still the...

Professor Michael Tsianikas Presents Plato at Odyssey Festival

Professor Michael Tsianikas, in collaboration with the Department of Modern Greek at Flinders University, will present the lecture Timaeus: Plato, Cosmogony and the Foundation of the Western Culture as part of the Odyssey Festival in Adelaide. The lecture will...